AURA-EE presenting the CESBA MED Policy Paper at the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC)

2019.11.06

The Regional Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Energy Environment Agency (AURA-EE) presented the CESBA MED policy paper at the Mediterranean Energy Debate, on Thursday October 10, in Brussels. This gathering was organised by the Interreg MED programme within the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC) which took place from Monday 7th to Thursday 10th of October 2019.

The CESBA MED policy paper brings together 8 recommendations regarding energy savings in buildings addressed to public authorities. They are the results of three years of fruitful exchanges and transfers of good practices among the 12 partners of the CESBA MED project from which AURA-EE is part of.

A pilot neighbourhood in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region

The recommendations are notably based on sustainable building criteria that have been tested on the pilot neighbourhood ZAC du Bon Lait in Lyon (France). Linked to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), these recommendations can be applied at several levels: national, regional, local, at the level of a neighbourhood or a building.

Besides, the policy recommendations of the CESBA MED project, along with the methodology on grouped energy performance contracts initiated by the project STEPPING from which AURA-EE is a partner as well, are mentioned in the guidelines on sustainable building of the Interreg MED programme. AURA-EE is proud to have taken part in the wide reflection towards sustainable building in Europe.